Posts Categorized: Book Spotlight

Oct 05 2017
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Chasing Christmas Eve by Jill Shalvis – Excerpt

Chasing Christmas Eve by Jill Shalvis – Excerpt

Chasing Christmas Eve by Jill Shalvis
A Heartbreaker Bay Novel

Meet cute…

Run for the hills—temporarily. That’s Colbie Albright’s plan when she flees New York for San Francisco. Wrangling her crazy family by day and writing a bestselling YA fantasy series by night has taken its toll. In short, Colbie’s so over it that she’s under it. She’s also under the waters of a historic San Francisco fountain within an hour of arrival. Fortunately, the guy who fishes Colbie out has her looking forward to Christmas among strangers. But she’s pretty sure Spencer Baldwin won’t be a stranger for long.

Make merry…

Spence’s commitment to hiding from the Ghosts of Relationships Past means he doesn’t have to worry about the powerful—okay, crazy hot—chemistry he’s …

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Oct 02 2017
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Fireworks in Paradise by Kathi Daley – Spotlight + 2 Giveaways

Fireworks in Paradise by Kathi Daley – Spotlight + 2 Giveaways

Fireworks in Paradise by Kathi Daley
A TJ Jensen Mystery #8
Henery Press • October 10, 2017

While on vacation in South Carolina, Tj Jensen receives a call that her father has been left in a coma after a devastating car crash. Back home in Paradise Lake, Tj learns the accident that killed family friend Judge Harper and left her father clinging to life wasn’t an accident at all—someone cut their brake lines. To make matters worse, her friend and police contact, Deputy Roy Fisher, is working with a new partner who has no intention of letting Tj anywhere near the case. Facing an investigation more explosive than the annual fireworks show, Tj enlists the help of her best friends to unravel …

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Sep 28 2017
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Granny Pins a Pilferer by Julie Seedorf – Spotlight + Giveaway @JulieSeedorf

Granny Pins a Pilferer by Julie Seedorf – Spotlight + Giveaway @JulieSeedorf

Granny Pins a Pilferer by Julie Seedorf
A Fuchsia, Minnesota Mystery #5

Granny is at it again! When Granny accompanies her friend Mavis to the Next To The Last Resting Place nursing home to visit Mavis’ sister, Beulah, both women are shocked to find the new resident dead. Granny, being the amateur detective she is, suspects foul play, and soon she and her entire family concoct a plan to investigate possible shady doings at the nursing home. Granny will enter the home incognito and attempt to determine how Beulah met her suspicious demise. All this happens while Granny’s new husband Silas is entangled in his own dangerous mess. Someone has just blown up his house and Silas (a former detective) is …

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Sep 23 2017
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Ax to Grind by Tonya Kappes – Spotlight + Giveaway

Ax to Grind by Tonya Kappes – Spotlight + Giveaway

Ax to Grind by Tonya Kappes
A Kenni Lowry Mystery #3

Southerners keep their secrets swept under the rug, but what happens when that rug goes up for sale?

Bestselling author Berlye Stone, the most famous citizen to ever come out of Cottonwood, Kentucky, has died and put all her worldly possessions up for auction, but not without leaving one more manuscript behind. A hidden tell-all about Cottonwood that’s got more gossip than a ladies’ luncheon.

When Beryle’s assistant turns up with an ax in her back and the only witness is in a coma, Sheriff Kenni Lowry reckons someone in town will do anything to keep the manuscript from seeing the light of day. Her poppa’s ghost returns to help piece together …

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Sep 14 2017
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Death Distilled by Melinda Mullet – Spotlight + Exclusive Audiobook Giveaway

Death Distilled by Melinda Mullet – Spotlight + Exclusive Audiobook Giveaway

Death Distilled by Melinda Mullet
A Whisky Business Mystery #2

Photojournalist by trade, distillery owner by blood, and amateur sleuth by necessity, Abigail Logan learns that murder can’t stay bottled up forever in this charming Whisky Business Mystery.

It’s been three months since Abi Logan last checked in on Abbey Glen, the celebrated whisky distillery she inherited. With her oversize wheaten terrier, Liam, by her side, Abi returns to the quaint Scottish village of Balfour. But her relaxing Highland homecoming takes a stressful turn when she unearths an unseemly bit of village history, welcomes a group of Japanese whisky enthusiasts, and becomes shepherdess to an unexpected flock of sheep—all within the first twenty-four hours. Still, nothing’s more stressful than murder. . . …

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Sep 13 2017
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Cat Got Your Secrets by Julie Chase – Spotlight + Giveaway

Cat Got Your Secrets by Julie Chase – Spotlight + Giveaway

Cat Got Your Secrets by Julie Chase
A Kitty Couture Mystery #3

Lacy Marie Crocker has settled into a comfortable groove back home in New Orleans, and with Valentine’s Day right around the corner, she’s busier than ever running a thriving pet boutique, helping her mother organize the upcoming National Pet Pageant, and untangling her complicated love life. But when delivering a king-sized order of dreidel-shaped doggy biscuits for a Saint Berdoodle’s bark-mitzvah, Lacy stumbles into yet another murder scene—and the last person to see the victim alive was her own father.

It’s up to Lacy to clear her dad’s name from the suspect list before Detective Jack Oliver has to cage him for good. But just when she starts pawing at …

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Sep 07 2017
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A Knit Before Dying by Sadie Hartwell

A Knit Before Dying by Sadie Hartwell

A Knit Before Dying by Sadie Hartwell
A Tangled Web Mystery #2

A new business might add some much-needed charm to downtown Dorset Falls—and draw tourists to Josie’s yarn shop. But when someone gets murdered, a close-knit community could come undone…

Shop owner Josie Blair is finally settling into the pace of living in Dorset Falls, Connecticut. Between running Miss Marple Knits, jumpstarting a blog, and handcrafting items with the help of her knitting pals, Josie’s too preoccupied to worry about her past in New York. And thanks to Lyndon and Harry, the owners of the brand-new antique shop next door, she has another project in her midst—repurposing a box of vintage crocheted doilies adorned with the most curious needlework…

But before Josie …

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Aug 24 2017
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To Kill a Hummingbird by J.R. Ripley – Spotlight + Giveaway

To Kill a Hummingbird by J.R. Ripley – Spotlight + Giveaway

To Kill a Hummingbird by J.R. Ripley
A Bird Lover’s Mystery #4
Lyrical Underground
July 11, 2017

For Amy Simms, owner of Birds & Bees, nothing is more important than impressing her old professor, but this odd bird is about to fall to earth . . .

When her favorite ornithology professor comes calling, Birds & Bees owner Amy Simms hangs six hummingbird feeders around the shop to welcome Professor Livingston with a flock of his favorite flying creatures. But Amy soon finds that the sugar water in the feeders brings more than a swarm of hummingbirds. It also attracts murder.

Professor Livingston is just as friendly as Amy remembers, but something seems to be troubling him. When Amy pays him a visit that night, …

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Aug 14 2017
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All Signs Point to Murder by Connie di Marco

All Signs Point to Murder by Connie di Marco

All Signs Point to Murder
by Connie di Marco
on Tour July 23 – August 23, 2017

Synopsis:

Rob Ramer was the perfect husband until he committed the ultimate family faux pas — he shot his sister-in-law to death. Believing himself under attack by an intruder in his home, he fired back. But when evidence is discovered that Rob’s wife, Brooke, was plotting his murder, Brooke is charged with conspiracy in her sister’s death. Geneva, a third sister, is desperate for answers and seeks the help of her friend, San Francisco astrologer Julia Bonatti. Geneva’s lost one sister and now it seems she’ll lose the other. Was this a murder plot or just a terrible accident? Julia vows to find the answer in …

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Aug 10 2017
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Knot What You Think by Mary Marks – Spotlight + Giveaway

Knot What You Think by Mary Marks – Spotlight + Giveaway

Knot What You Think by Mary Marks
A Quilting Mystery #5

The newest member of Martha’s close-knit quilting circle has an eye for couture. But when the designer’s fingerprints are found blanketing a crime scene, Martha must prove that he didn’t have a hand in homicide!

Martha Rose is alarmed by the discovery of Dolleen Doyle’s dead body, especially when evidence suggests a fellow quilter committed the crime. Set on clearing her pal, Martha searches for answers—but with ties to a convicted fraudster’s stolen millions and a secret office room, the victim’s past raises even more questions. As Martha inches towards the culprit, she learns that wrapping the case up—and living to baste another square—will be trickier than she ever …

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